Report & Review by Howard Glicken

Round Table Discussion Q & A

Address by President Jose Maria Figueres



March 4, 2004

Kroll - The Worlds Foremost Independent Risk Consulting Company Engages The Americas Group

We are proud to announce that we have been engaged by Kroll (  to provide consulting and representational services in the areas of advisory services, government and community relations and business development, particularly in Latin America.

Kroll is the world’s foremost independent risk consulting company. Kroll helps clients reduce their exposure to global threats, capitalize on business opportunities, and protect employees and assets. They provide a broad range of investigative, intelligence, financial, security and technology services to help their clients reduce threats to their business and capitalize on opportunities.

Among the services they provide are; Corporate Advisory & Restructuring, Forensic Accounting, Valuation & Litigation Consulting, Electronic Evidence & Data Recovery, Business Intelligence & Investigations, Background Screening and Security Services. Kroll has a reputation for excellence and a history built on trust, integrity and discretion. Clients include: IBM, Avon, Caterpillar, AIG, Motorola, Goldman Sachs & JP Morgan Chase.

The Americas Group looks forward to assisting you in the areas of reducing risk, finding solutions and enhancing business opportunities.  Please give us a call or e-mail us and we will put you in contact with the appropriate Kroll personel who can assist you with your needs.

February 27, 2004

Brian J. Collins Joins The Americas Group

We are proud to announce and welcome Brian J. Collins, President and CEO of Pinnacle Development as a Partner in The Americas Group. His Company is currently developing mixed-use real estate projects featuring 5-star hotels, including the Regent Hotel & Residences in Winter Park, Florida and The Ritz-Carlton in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mr. Collins was previously a Principal and COO of Millennium Partners, the pre-eminent developer of mixed-use properties in the United States having developed over $2 billion of projects during the past seven years. Their portfolio includes 5 Ritz-Carlton Hotels and two Four Seasons Hotels, including the new 70 floor Four Seasons in Miami. Brian will help guide The Americas Group into development opportunites for our own account and those of our clients, as we continue to add to our capabilities in the Real Estate Sector.

We look forward to introducing you to Brian and to demonstrating our additional Real Estate capabilities. Brian brings a unique set of experince and skills that make him one of the very best in his area of expertise. We hope you will contact us if we can be of any assistance. To learn more about Brian please give us a call or email us and we will send you more information and his impressive biography.

Thank you for your continued friendship, confidence and support!

February 10, 2004

Audry Ross Sells One Arvida Parkway - Highest Residential Sale in Miami Dade County History

We are pleased to announce that our partner Audrey Ross, Senior Vice President/Shareholder in Esslinger Wooten & Maxwell (EWM), has sold One Arvida Parkway, Gables Estates, Coral Gables, Florida for $26.85 million. This sale is the Highest Residential Sale in Miami Dade County History. We are proud that The Americas Group Real Estate, Inc. participated with  Audrey  on this transaction.

We look forward to assisting you with your Real Estate requirements as we deepen our involvement in this sector. Please give us a call or e-mail Audrey at if we  can assist you with your needs.

January 16, 2004

The Americas Group Sets Up A Real Estate Subsidiary The Americas Group Real Estate, Inc.

We are pleased to announce that we have established a wholly owned licensed real estate subsidary, The Americas Group Real Estate, Inc. This is part of our continuing efforts to offer diverse and comprehensive advisory and merchant banking services to our friends and clients.

We are now in a position to assist  you in finding solutions to your residential, multi-family, retail, commerical and indurstrial real estate  needs.  We look forward to the opportunity to demonstrate our new capabilities.

January 2, 2004